On 5th September, the British Film Institute launched its new project: Screen Heritage UK. Working with regional film archives across the UK, the BFI is making much of these archives available for free to anyone with an interest in Britain’s film heritage. So on a scale of 1 to interesting, where is it?
INK is a Gaimanesque glossy low-budget indie film that’s taken sci-fi fans by storm. We talk to director Jamin Winans about dreams, nightmares, mythology and his upcoming sci-fantasy film project…
Described by pretty much everyone as riveting and one of the most original films of the year, The Arbor is the powerful true story of slum playwright Andrea Dunbar. It’s in cinemas from October 22 – but we have 3 DVDs to give away now! Competition ends 9 April 2011.
Producer: “Ok, guys, I’ve had the greatest idea for our new film. So I was watching Fight Club, right, and then I saw Big Fat Gypsy Weddings with the missus, and then I saw Mega Shark versus Giant Octopus. And what did I come up with? Only City boys versus gypos in a countryside war. GET IN.”
Ooh! This week’s award-winning short film has been hailed as the British Hellboy. Nice! Mark Macready and the Archangel Murders is influenced by The X-Files and The Naked Gun, and producer Ryan McDermott is now making a full-length very British Raiders of the Lost Ark. Buh-rilliant.